The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 69 106 159
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +53
Permanent jobs citing 3G 196 130 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.27% 2.23% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 7.64% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 38
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +10.58%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1843 1702 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.73% 29.25% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1189 1085
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Salary Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +35 113 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Maidenhead +20 63 - -
Windsor - 5 £57,500 -
Newbury +5 4 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Slough 0 4 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Bracknell -18 2 £35,000 -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 262 (80.12%) Telecoms
2 198 (60.55%) Broadband
3 196 (59.94%) Internet
4 193 (59.02%) Smartphone
5 166 (50.76%) 4G
6 134 (40.98%) LTE
7 60 (18.35%) Project Management
8 56 (17.13%) Marketing
8 56 (17.13%) Radio Access Network
9 55 (16.82%) Degree
10 51 (15.60%) 2G
11 50 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (14.68%) VoLTE
13 47 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (13.76%) Nokia
14 45 (13.76%) UMTS
15 44 (13.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 42 (12.84%) Wireless
17 41 (12.54%) Service Delivery
18 40 (12.23%) QA
19 38 (11.62%) Line Management
19 38 (11.62%) SEO
20 34 (10.40%) GSM
20 34 (10.40%) MVNO
21 33 (10.09%) Social Media
22 32 (9.79%) NDS
23 31 (9.48%) CMS
24 27 (8.26%) Network Architecture
24 27 (8.26%) WiMAX
25 26 (7.95%) Huawei

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.48%) CMS
2 8 (2.45%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.06%) MS Office
2 8 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 198 (60.55%) Broadband
2 196 (59.94%) Internet
3 166 (50.76%) 4G
4 134 (40.98%) LTE
5 56 (17.13%) Radio Access Network
6 51 (15.60%) 2G
7 48 (14.68%) VoLTE
8 45 (13.76%) UMTS
9 42 (12.84%) Wireless
10 34 (10.40%) GSM
10 34 (10.40%) MVNO
11 27 (8.26%) WiMAX
12 24 (7.34%) VoIP
13 21 (6.42%) Firewall
13 21 (6.42%) MGW
14 19 (5.81%) HTTP
15 18 (5.50%) DNS
15 18 (5.50%) MPLS
15 18 (5.50%) OSPF
15 18 (5.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
General
1 262 (80.12%) Telecoms
2 56 (17.13%) Marketing
3 19 (5.81%) Back Office
4 8 (2.45%) Billing
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.22%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (7.95%) Analyst
2 24 (7.34%) Network Manager
2 24 (7.34%) Technical Design Authority
3 23 (7.03%) Network Operator
3 23 (7.03%) Architect
4 22 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (6.73%) Architecture Manager
5 21 (6.42%) Development Manager
5 21 (6.42%) Network Engineer
6 18 (5.50%) Consultant
6 18 (5.50%) Service Manager
6 18 (5.50%) QA Analyst
7 17 (5.20%) Technical Leader
7 17 (5.20%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.20%) Senior Architect
8 16 (4.89%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.28%) Team Leader
9 14 (4.28%) Quality Analyst
10 13 (3.98%) Radio Engineer
11 12 (3.67%) Radio Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.50%) HTML
2 2 (0.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 193 (59.02%) Smartphone
2 47 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (10.09%) Social Media
4 14 (4.28%) Digital Media
4 14 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.83%) Blog
6 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.22%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Handset
9 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.65%) UNIX
2 16 (4.89%) Linux
3 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.61%) Windows
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.35%) Project Management
2 50 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (12.54%) Service Delivery
4 38 (11.62%) SEO
4 38 (11.62%) Line Management
5 27 (8.26%) Network Architecture
6 22 (6.73%) Capacity Management
7 21 (6.42%) Web Design
7 21 (6.42%) E-Commerce
8 18 (5.50%) Network Planning
8 18 (5.50%) Software Testing
8 18 (5.50%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.20%) Network Management
10 13 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (3.98%) Validation
11 12 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.06%) Content Management
13 10 (3.06%) ITIL
14 9 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.81%) PowerHouse
2 18 (5.50%) SQL
2 18 (5.50%) Java
3 4 (1.22%) C++
4 3 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (16.82%) Degree
2 24 (7.34%) HNC
2 24 (7.34%) HND
3 21 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.81%) CCNP
5 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.92%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.31%) CCIP
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.23%) QA
2 12 (3.67%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (9.79%) NDS
2 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (13.76%) Nokia
2 44 (13.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 26 (7.95%) Huawei
4 22 (6.73%) Ericsson
5 21 (6.42%) Microsoft
6 19 (5.81%) Cisco
7 18 (5.50%) T-Plan
8 17 (5.20%) Juniper
9 15 (4.59%) Nortel
10 8 (2.45%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (2.14%) Facebook
12 6 (1.83%) Twitter
12 6 (1.83%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.22%) Cognos
13 4 (1.22%) IBM
13 4 (1.22%) Tableau
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle
14 2 (0.61%) VMware
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